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107 STAT. 2458 PUBLIC LAW 103-208—DEC. 20, 1993 20 USC 1064. (11) in section 331(b)(5), by striking "an endowment" and inserting "An endowment". (b) AMENDMENTS TO PART A OF TITLE IV OF THE ACT.— Part A of title IV of the Act (20 U.S.C. 1070 et seq.) is amended— 20 USC 1070. (1) in section 401(a)(1), by inserting ", except that this sentence shall not be construed to limit the authority of the Secretary to place an institution on a reimbursement system of payment" before the period at the end of the second sentence; (2) in section 401(b)(6), in the matter preceding subparagraph (A), by striking "single 12-month period" and inserting " single award year"; (3) in section 401(b)(6)(A), by striking "a baccalaureate" and inserting "an associate or baccalaureate"; (4) in section 401(b)(6)(B), by striking "a bachelor's" and inserting "an associate or baccalaureate"; (5) in section 401(i), by striking "part D of title V" and inserting "subtitle D of title V"; f^rrV^^, (6) in section 402A(b), by striking paragraph (2) and insert- I070a-ll. ing the following: "(2) DURATION. —Grants or contracts made under this chapter shall be awarded for a period of 4 years, except that— "(A) the Secretary shall award such grants or contracts for 5 years to applicants whose peer review scores were in the highest 10 percent of scores of all applicants receiving grants or contracts in each program competition for the same award year; and "(B) grants made under section 402G shall be awarded for a period of 2 years."; (7) in the second sentence of section 402A(c)(l), by inserting before the period the following ", except that in the case of the programs authorized in sections 402E and 402G, the level of consideration given to prior experience shall be the same as the level of consideration given this factor in the other programs authorized in this chapter"; (8) in section 402A(c)(2)(A), by inserting "with respect to grants made under section 402G, and" after "Except"; (9) in section 402A, by amending subsection (e) to read as follows: " (e) DOCUMENTATION OF STATUS AS A LOW-INCOME INDIVID- UAL. —^1) Except in the case of an independent student, as defined in section 480(d), documentation of an individual's status pursuant to subsection (g)(2) shall be made by providing the Secretary with— "(A) a signed statement from the individual's parent or legal guardian; "(B) verification from another governmental source; "(C) a signed financial aid application; or "(D) a signed United States or Puerto Rico income tax return. "(2) In the case of an independent student, as defined in section 480(d), documentation of an individual's status pursuant to subsection (g)(2) shall be made by providing the Secretary with— "(A) a signed statement from the individual; "(B) verification from another governmental source; "(C) a signed financial aid application; or "(D) a signed United States or Puerto Rico income tax return.";